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Coyote baseball splits conference opener

The Weatherford College baseball team split a doubleheader with McLennan Community College to open conference play Wednesday at Roger Williams Ballpark.

WC, ranked No. 11 in the nation, beat No. 10 MCC in game one, 3-1. Carlos Tavera pitched all seven innings for the Coyotes, giving up no earned runs, walking three and striking out 10. Connor Emmet was 2-for-3 at the plate.

The Highlanders (15-7 overall, 1-1 conference) won game two 14-0. MCC’s Brett Squires was 3-for-3 with a home run and 4 RBI. WC was held to two hits.

The Coyotes are 15-4 overall and 1-1 in conference play. WC travels to Waco for a doubleheader rematch Saturday at noon.